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and republican strategist steve smith. that's and university of delaware and starts at 8 p.m. eastern. here on c-span2, author mark friedman talks about how more baby boomers are entering into a second careers. he's the author of the big shi shift. that's also at 8 p.m. eastern. >> ahead of the federal communications commission, julius genachowski, spoke yesterday about international telecommunications policy. chairman genachowski's remarks are about one hour. >> good afternoon. thanks for joining the conversation with fcc chairman genachowski. just some quick introductory marks, sort of normal rules of the game them sure you are all familiar with. welcome to our meeting today at the council on foreign relations. plump lately turn off your cell phones, blackberries and all wireless devices to avoid intervention with the sound system and as a reminder, this meeting is on the record. i'm very excited to be here today, this perhaps the most anticipated cfr event as much as the new james bond movie, since we rescheduled a number times but i'm glad that chairman to join us today. just a quick introdu
it that people trust and understand i think is another threshold we have to see crossed as well. >> steve from the education industry association. i promise there's a question here, i really do. we are one of the industry groups that are here. in the early days of subsidized tutoring, therefore, we did develop -- [inaudible] school district level but that was adopted by 28 schools, states. so that was the first step in trying to get the industry together on helping drive policy. two years ago, jim, you and i have a sidebar over here very much about the whole issue of performance contracting really, context of scs. we sort of made some back and forth they be steps and talking about that. my site, the industry was a little gun shy quite frankly because they thought that there was a breakdown in trust of the lower level. it would never be fair i guess. so here's the question. so, in an era of the wafers were really the policymaking seems to have shifted to say, state capitals around the u.s., have we missed the boat? if industry got together and said okay, let's get real serious about some of the
-- you know, one of steve jobs last speeches was actually just about that point. but that is less attention than the focus of the foundation, which is heard much on training people for jobs. there is a strong cool and political society again, the idea is being talked about. >> let me comment on that for a moment. because i think that to get traction, you have to be sensitive to the realities. for example, when we put the title on the national academy study of the future of the research university, while we follow along with the idea that prosperity is important, i insisted on adding the words prosperity and security. the reason for that is that we have congress right now that certainly gives lip service to jobs, but they give money to security. okay? if you look at states right now, simplistic approach is to say that we are going to. if you get sick, the only place you're really going to get care that is our hospitals. we don't only access international markets for wealth, but we access international markets for human talent. we are one of the few institutions that can attract the
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